The Mercedes-Benz Boom in Australian Automobile Market With the New A Class

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The class and elegance, Mercedes-Benz cars is associated with, is just unparalleled. If you are going out to buy a Mercedes then here is the good news. The German automotive giant had surprises up its sleep but the one that took some time to roll down is the one of most refreshing to the Australian auto market. The New A Class small cars are going to become your first love, the same Mercedes Benz is going to launch in 2013. The Merc lovers must have remembered its last show in the Geneva Auto Show some eight months back from the next show that is to be held in Sydney on 15th of October 2012. The memories will come flooding back!

The Pages from History
Mercedes is a subsidiary of Daimler AG that caters to the luxury vehicle needs of the people world around. The company is also in to the manufacturing of buses, trucks and coaches in addition to the luxury automobiles and bicycles lately. The founding year 1886 is accepted to be the time when the first car by them was Benz –Patent Motor wagon. Since then, Sky has been the limit for this German Automobile Company.

The New Entrant from Merc in Australian Market
As for the new entry of the A Class that is about to be a part of Australian Market, it specification are still not announced. The experts of the Industry are expecting the specs to be of a mid or upper level variant of the car we know as Volkswagen Golf. The whole package is supposed to make an exciting game where the rivals BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 (is to be rolled out around the same time) are thrown a challenge. The buyer are waiting the newer Avatar of the this car from Mercedes-Benz for sale as early as possible and this allows Mercedes Benz, Australia to announce 2013 as an important year for their business in this market.

The features that are set to lure the already fans of the brand is includes option of three petrol engine along with the diesel one. What adds to it is the technology that saves on fuel or when the engine is jus "idle". And this is not all. A dual-clutch automatic transmission with paddle-shifters with seven-speed is the icing on the cake. Not a single car lover and Merc fan would have to ask- where is the party!

Waiting for the Treat!
The volume in which the cars would be brought on the selling platform is still not out. Even the situation where the A Class would eventually take over the best selling C Class of Mercedes-Benz cars is not clarified. All we know is that the wait is just going to be over in the New Year, 2013. Also, Juergen Sauer, CEO, Mercedes –Benz, Australia is sure about the success of the new car, the only thing that is kept to be in mind is the demand and supply!

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A-Class 2013 Mercedes-Benz

A-Class Mercedes Benz – MUNICH, Germany

The new A-Class was first introduced at last year's New York and Shanghai shows where it was presented in concept form.  It received rave reviews and high expectations.  Mercedes-Benz will now produce the A-Class for a new, stylish, high tech and safety enhanced platform to include features typically found on more expensive models like the S-Class.  Mercedes-Benz is considered by many the most dynamic premium brand in the world. The A-Class will represent an important milestone being completely new down to every last detail.

2013 Mercedes Benz A-Class Pictures

For model years 2013 thru 2016 Finnish contract manufacturer Valmet Automotive will aid Mercedes in building more than 100,000 Mercedes-Benz A-class compact-premium vehicles.  By shifting some of the A-class production to Valmet, this will minimize wait times for the new A class vehicles to arrive to consumers.  Daimler's plants in Rastatt, Germany, and Kecskemet, Hungary, are at capacity filling orders for the A-Class and B-Class compact vehicles.

There will be a total of 5 compact models (including an SUV version) to be produced in Rastatt.  There will also be a coupe that will be built in Hungary.  Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche recently indicated that Mercedes' compacts "are among our best weapons" for a major push to get Mercedes the premier-selling OEM by 2020.

Mercedes goal in America will be to garner new and younger individuals to become Mercedes-Benz A-Class buyers.  For the American market it is expected to include the new gas-powered 201-hp 1.8-liter turbo-four to function as the base engine package.

It is estimated that over the next 10 years the global market for premium compacts will grow by as many as 4-5 million vehicles. 

The new Mercedes A-Class will launch in mid-Septemer, 2012.


A-Class – Features and Key Areas of Focus:

ü  Value packed vehicle


ü  The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class will exhibit powerful engines ranging from 80 kW (110 hp) to 156 kW (211 hp).


ü  European powertrain options: Three gas-powered 4-cylinder engines ranging from 1.6 to 2.0 liters.   Engine outputs of 115 hp (A180), 156 hp (A200), and 211 hp (A250). (The 1.6-liter introduces the OEM's new Camtronic system which increases fuel efficiency

ü  Safety Package: Radar based – Collision Prevention Assist System.  Safety Functionality: Hill Start Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, Attention Assist, Pre-Safe system (alerts vehicle of an impending crash)

ü  Includes a lower center of gravity and a revised four-wheel independent suspension.

ü  Euro-spec A-Class offers three Trim Levels: Urban, Style, AMG Sport


ü  The sport theme for the five-passenger hatch will include varying color schemes along with metallic accents


ü  The exterior design will be the most progressive design in the compact class.


ü  Diamond appearance front grille mesh.


ü  High quality interior feel.


ü  18-inch wheels


ü  18 centimetres lower in vehicle height to the road than its predecessor


ü  Includes efficient emissions from just 98 g of CO2/km with a drag coefficient of 0.27


ü  Competitive luxury compact offerings include the Audi A3 and BMW 1 Series


ü  The side profile feature still includes the main character line that starts at the bottom of the front door and forges upward at the rear door.


ü  The front fascia exhibits a two-bar grille and Light Emitting Diode(LED) daytime running lamp system.


ü  Rectangular design roof spoiler at the rear.


ü  Aggressively styled front and rear bumpers


ü  Red-painted accent components

ü  Infotainment system will provide for I-Phone functionality.

A-Class Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz will introduce the latest A-Class concept at the Auto Shanghai 2011

Mercedes-Benz seems to not want to miss from its competitors in developing their new cars. In fact, they planned to introduce a concept car that represents the next generation A-Class, Mercedes-Benz A-Class M270. This concept car is planned to be shown at the Auto Shanghai 2011 this month. Then, what is interesting from Mercedes-Benz A-Class M270?

Like its predecessor, this concept car will still use the FWD (Front Wheel Drive) technology, but this time they wear the newest transverse engine. The engine will be capable of producing 210 hp. The latest Mercedes-Benz A-Class M 270 engine is a replacement of engine installed in previous versions. This car uses a dual clutch transmission to make you more comfortable when driving.

What is interesting from Mercedes-Benz A-Class M 270 is this concept car has a system that could help driver called the Collision Prevention Assist. This system will provide visual and audio warning if there is another car that crashed into your car. In addition, Mercedes-Benz A-Class M270 also features the Brake Assist system, which can give you a feeling of safety when driving.

Wow, it is interesting to wait what kind of this concept car when it launched. It is time for you to prepare your passport and visa, order a flight to Shanghai, and be witness to the introduction of Mercedes-Benz A-Class M270. We will wait for you there, so long.